AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES

Singaporean Agreement  

AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBLE TAXATION AND THE PREVENTION OF FISCAL EVASION WITH RESPECT TO TAXES ON INCOME  

ARTICLE 9  

1.  
The Australian tax on interest derived by a Singapore resident who is beneficially entitled to the interest shall not exceed 10 per centum of the gross amount of the interest.

2.  
The Singapore tax on interest derived by an Australian resident who is beneficially entitled to the interest shall not exceed 10 per centum of the gross amount of the interest.

3.  
Paragraphs 1 and 2 of this Article shall not apply if the resident of one of the Contracting States who is beneficially entitled to the interest has in the other Contracting State a permanent establishment and the indebtedness giving rise to the interest is effectively connected with a trade or business carried on through that permanent establishment. In any such case, the provisions of Article 5 shall apply.

4.  
Where, owing to a special relationship between the payer and the person beneficially entitled to the interest or between both of them and some other person, the amount of the interest paid exceeds the amount which might have been expected to have been agreed upon in the absence of such relationship, the provisions of this Article shall apply only to the last-mentioned amount.

5.  
In this Article the term " interest " means interest, and amounts in the nature of interest, on bonds, securities, debentures or on any other form of indebtedness. The term does not include income to which paragraph (4) of Article 7 applies.




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